School news radio
Did you know? Radio stories are written as scripts. They include live or recorded voice reports and, sometimes, actuality (the sound of someone speaking, most of the time taken from an interview or speech). Actuality segments can also be named grabs, cuts or inserts.
In the following Radio Capsule, students research press on current world events, both written and oral, to adapt them to the radio news format and broadcast them. Moreover, in the process, they also learn how to edit audio clips with Audacity.
Age-group: 10-12 years old
IM focus: Verbal Linguistic
Recommended space: Indoors